“I’ve congratulated Iggy on the success of Fancy, publicly. She should be very proud of that.”

1. When Nicki Minaj accepted the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at Sunday’s BET Awards with a glorious speech, she called attention to the fact that she actually writes her own lyrics, a point many considered a dig at fellow nominee Iggy Azalea.

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3. Today, Nicki responded to reports of her “beef” with Iggy from outlets like ABC, MTV, and Pitchfork on Twitter. The purpose of her speech, she said, was to celebrate women writers.

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The media puts words in my mouth all the time and this is no different. I will always take a stance on women writing b/c I believe in us!

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I believe we're smart enough to write down our own thoughts and perspective, just like the men do. I've been saying this for 5 YEARS

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I wondered how Lauryn tapped into my brain and wrote an album on love, betrayal, passion, pain, triumph, brokenness…. Did she read minds?

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It's the same reason I have a different level of respect for Missy. I know she's a writer and a producer. Women MUST aspire for more.

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I've congratulated Iggy on the success of Fancy, publicly. She should be very proud of that. All the women nominated should b proud.

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That will never change my desire to motivate women to write. Our voices have to be heard. I hope I inspire up & coming females to do that.

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